Happy Birthday Mr. Carnegie! Join us for a slide presentation which discusses the life and work of Andrew Carnegie, steel titan and philanthropist, with an emphasis on his gifts of public libraries. Images of Mr. Carnegie and his libraries are taken from the Pittsburgh Photographic Library Collection of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
Marilyn Cocchiola Holt, MLS, is Library Services Manager of the Pennsylvania, Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and President of the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees are from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Holt has worked with library patrons for 33 years and has presented numerous programs on local history and family history topics since 1988. She has a special interest in the life and gifts of Andrew Carnegie.
Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public. No registration required.